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Commencement season is here! It’s a time to share a nugget or a pearl: A few, short words of wisdom. Submit your graduation advice here or tweet it at us using #GradTips and it could be used in an upcoming feature!

Commencement season is here! It’s a time to share a nugget or a pearl: A few, short words of wisdom. Submit your graduation advice here or tweet it at us using #GradTips and it could be used in an upcoming feature!

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What is the length of George Washington’s nose on Mount Rushmore?
To hike the length of the National Mall in Washing D.C., a person must walk how far? 
What is the height of Niagara Falls? 
See what you know about the dimensions of some of the most famous sights in the US, take our quiz! 

What is the length of George Washington’s nose on Mount Rushmore?

To hike the length of the National Mall in Washing D.C., a person must walk how far? 

What is the height of Niagara Falls? 

See what you know about the dimensions of some of the most famous sights in the US, take our quiz! 

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Nordic cuddly capitalism: Utopia, no. But a global model for equity
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How’s your ‘well-being?’ It could depend on where you live. 
Social Progress Index: Why does US rank No. 16?
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Kiev is ‘helpless’ in east Ukraine. Can it even police the Maidan?
Why Ukraine is dialing back its military offensive in anarchic east
How much do you know about Ukraine? Take our quiz!
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The many rewards, and the hidden risks, of high-frequency trading
Can you speak Wall Street-ese? Take our stock market quiz! 
'Flash Boys' reignites debate: Is high-frequency trading a digital age menace? 
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She’s one of the most famous, successful, and polarizing American political figures of her time. But how well do you really know Hillary Clinton? Take our quiz and find out!

See more Hillary Clinton Photos: Hillary 2016: Will she or won’t she?

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Blended learning revolution: Tech meets tradition in the classroom
Take our education quiz and see how you fare in your knowledge of how America educates its children!
Inside American classrooms with Monitor photographers